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French War Memorial, Pondicherry

Categories: Monuments, Tourist Spots
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Take a stroll through French War Memorial, dedicated to soldiers who sacrificed their lives in World War I. Built in 1971, it stands opposite to a Gandhi statue in the French quarter. Every year on Bastille Day (July 14), swarms of tourists and families of fallen soldiers gather to pay their respects here, the monument is illuminated to solemnly mark the occasion. Visit the beach nearby to enjoy the cool breeze and warm sand. From there, you can take photographs of the stark white memorial contrasted by a green backdrop. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to French War Memorial and many more Pondicherry attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Pondicherry travel itinerary planner.
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  • THIS PLACE is a must must must visit for all. I bet that you will bow down Amazing Place, very very quite and clean 
  • French War Memorial is beside the Promenade beach. While strolling along the beach you can visit this war memorial. The place is well maintained. The entire area near the beach gives you a feel of Fre...  read more »
  • this place is not worth visiting unless you know quite a little bit history regarding this memorial, well maintained placce 
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